Parish students given head start on college

Local Richland Parish High School students were invited to attend the Annual Richland University, College and Career Fair on Sept. 13 at the Rayville Arts Center.

This event is a combined effort among all three Richland Parish High Schools: Rayville High School, Mangham High School and Delhi High School

Representatives from nearly 34 colleges, universities, service organizations, and military branches were in attendance. 

Guest speakers included Mayor Harry Lewis and Pastor Shane Lester.

Police Report

The Rayville Police Department made the following arrests for the week of Sept. 10-16.

• Fredrick Washington, 37; 19 Baker Lane, Rayville; two counts of simple burglary.

• John Thornton, 47; 114B North Circle Drive, Rayville; damage to property greater than $100.

• Kristi Dumas, 41 ; 1317 Hwy. 135, Rayville; shoplifting (first offense).

• Roshanna Armstrong, 36; 603 Spruce St., Rayville; battery on a juvenile.

Riverfield 3-0 in district after defeating Glenbrook

The Riverfield Raiders traveled to Minden this past Friday night where they soundly defeated the Glenbrook Apaches by a score of 42-13. The win put the Raiders at 3-2 overall at a midway point in the season.

It was a late night for both teams due to weather conditions. An electrical storm delayed the start of the game until well after 8:30 p.m. and even after the game got under way another 30 minute lightning delay came about midway through the first quarter.

Lady Raiders claim two district softball wins

The Riverfield Lady Raiders softball team added two District 3 AAA wins last week.

The Lady Raiders hosted Porters Chapel Academy from Vicksburg last Tuesday and took a 2-1 extra inning win.

Senior left fielder T. Hixon got the walk-off single for the Lady Raiders and also led the offensive attack with three his on the day. 

E.J. Barker also had multiple hits. M. Bennett pitched for the Lady Raiders and responded with a three-hit, 6-K complete game win.

Delhi Bears blank Madison Jaguars in 40-0 win

The Delhi Bears blanked the Madison Jaguars 40-0 last Friday night.

The win leaves Delhi undefeated at 3-0 for the season while Madison falls to 0-3.

Delhi quarterback Brandon Williams completed 11 of 19 pass attempts for 142 yards and two touchdowns.

Jimmy Thomas caught three passes for 35 yards and one touchdown while Maquil Hicks caught two for 17 yards and a touchdown. Cameron McDowell had two catches for 42 yards and Tyrone Smith caught four passes for 13 yards.


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